Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
the commerce ministry visited the fair. they say there are great possibilities for business in the islam world. >> indonesia, malaysia, thailand, and the rest of the asian countries will be one. so one family, one corporation. and we hope that we can go to the global market in one family. >> reporter: with the world's largest muslim population, indonesia has been enjoying economic growth driven by robust domestic demand. but the country is not only attracting interest as an emerging economy. for the southeast asian countries which aim to increase the asian economy community by 2015, indonesia connects them with other islamic markets. desy tanjang, nhk world, jakarta. >> that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> artists use their work to reflect their perspectives and the world around them. the best among them change with changing times. that's what happened with japan's artist. his painting was once typical of this style, but the march 2011 disaster prompted him to reconsider his approach to his craft. >> reporter: familiar and yet somehow very different.
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the chairman of the japan chamber of commerce and industry said shutting down all nuclear reactors would boost utility bills and lower national strength. >>> the chief of the now-defunct nuclear safety commission has opened up about last year's fukushima accident. japanese leaders have just replaced the body with the new nuclear regulatory commission. chair of the old commission haruki madarame said the body had not been prepared for what had happened. >> translator: i hope the new regulatory body will be able to properly judge the behavior of the nuclear power companies. >> madarame also said the new commission should be transparent with the public. analysts criticized the nuclear safety commission for failing to prevent the fukushima daiichi accident or limit its effects. critics say the body was overly influenced by the government and the power industry. >>> here are the latest market figures. >>> some tourists visit tokyo to see the bright lights, but others head to an adjoining city to admire its illuminatioillumi. the glow and the effect it creates make for an unlikely tourist experience
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the shenzhen commerce said wo workers held similar protests. they reportedly broke factory gates and fences. at a press conference, chinese foreign ministry spokesperson hong lei did not directly answer a question about who would pay composition for businesses that suffer damage. >> translator: china, as a law-abiding nation, will protect the safety of foreign personnel and institutions in line with the law. relevant cases will be handled properly. >> lei added that the japanese government's purchase of the islands is illegal. he said japan should recognize the china people's strong objections to this action and their firm resolve to rho text china's sovereignty. >>> north korea on thursday strongly criticized a u.s. plan to deploy another early warning radar system in japan to counter possible missile threats from the north. japan already has one powerful x-band radar system in place. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta disclosed the deployment plan in tokyo on monday after meeting with his japanese counterpart satoshi morimoto. north korea's foreign ministry said in a statement that the s
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
environment. they were led by the chamber of commerce and made the request in the capital on thursday. they were in talks with the president and minsters in charge of the economy. he asked the officials to create a legal framework needed for foreign investment to provide incentives from investors from overaccess. the country will take measures because he wants more investments from japan. >> ken kobayashi is one of the delegates visiting. he emphasizes that investor nations should find an affinity for the people in the destination countries. >> costs are not everything when it comes to global investment and expansion. the attachment or otherwise to japan of the people in the operating country is one of the most important factors in doing business overseas. >> before i go, let's get you caught up in the marks. we had a late rally helping to boost sentiment in other markets. the nikkei ending a half percent higher today. the shanghai composite up 2.6%. in europe, major indeces are trading like this. we are seeing pretty much here for most of the majors. london up by 3/10 of 1%. paris se